Sunday, 30 April 2017

Man petitions Police chief over forceful marriage of underage daughter

Man petitions Police chief over forceful marriage of underage daughter

A farmer from Niger State, Mr. Habila Gambo, has petitioned the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, over the abduction and forceful marriage of his 16-year-old daughter, Janet, by a tailor known as Nasiru Yusuf.
In the petition, Gambo said that his daughter was kidnapped and forced into marriage by the man who was entrusted to train her as a tailor.

Lawyer sues EFCC over Osborne Tower’s N13 billion

Lawyer sues EFCC over Osborne Tower’s N13 billion

An activist lawyer, Mr. Olukoya Ogungbeje, has sued the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission urging the court to suspend action on the forfeiture application filed by the agency in respect of the cash sums of $43,449,947, £27,800 and N23,218,000 recovered from an apartment in the Ikoyi area of Lagos State.

Video: Manchester United vs Swansea 1-1 - Highlights & Goals

Video: Everton vs Chelsea 0-3 - Highlights & Goals

Luke Shaw and Eric Bailly add to Manchester United injuries

Luke Shaw and Eric Bailly add to Manchester United injuries

Defenders Luke Shaw and Eric Bailly were added to Manchester United’s growing injury list against Swansea.
England left-back Shaw – who has completed just four Premier League games this season – went off with an ankle problem after nine minutes. And centre-back Bailly then limped off in the 61st minute.

Mother of 8 dies after abortion in Ogun

Tragedy struck in Abeokuta, Ogun State capital when a mother of eight, identified as Sukurat Adedoyin, reportedly died following complications from abortion of pregnancy.

Ghost President, ghost achievements, ghost monies in apartment owned by ghosts – By Reno Omokri

For the better part of this week, Nigeria has been having much to do about the royal snub from the Oba of Lagos to the Ooni of Ife. Such outrage, such consternation against Oba Rilwan Akiolu. The venom vented on him on social media and in real life were as though he had committed some unpardonable sin.

We are angry with an Oba who refused to shake an Ooni, but not at a President who refused to shake his own female ministers on religious grounds but did not remember religion when he shook hands with the Queen of England, Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany and Iara Oshiomhole.

Footballer, Mario Balotelli calls out Kim Kardashian over half-nude photos

Italian striker, Mario Balotelli is never one to mince his words and seeing as some photos of Kim Kardashian have been 'big' news this week, the Nice star clearly deemed it worthy of his own intervention.

Kim has been widely condemned this week for posting pictures of herself scantly dressed whilst on holiday, and it's safe to say that many have been unimpressed with what's been on display, as a lack of 'airbrushing' left fans furious at what things look like in real life,

‘Why i am still single’- Rita Dominic

Nigerian veteran actress, Rita Dominic has open up on why she is still not married during an interview with  a lifestyle and fashion magazine, Schick.

The multiple award-winning actress said that she could have been married a long time ago, but things did not work out.

Man United injuries are no excuse in run-in – Carrick

Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick has said his side’s injury problems are no excuse between now and the end of the season.
Sunday’s home game against relegation-threatened Swansea is United’s ninth in April and will kick off at midday despite the Manchester derby having finished at close to 10 p.m. on Thursday.

‘I once kissed my boy friend In the presence of my mum’- Feyisara Hassan

Beautiful and sexy Yoruba actress, Feyisara  Hassan is a youngster already making waves in the Yoruba sector of Nollywood. She has produced five movies of her own and featured in a myriad of movies.

Mercy Aigbe’s Husband Finally Speaks On Battering Her

Lanre Gentry, the estranged husband of Nollywood actress, Mercy Aigbe, has denied the domestic violence accusation levelled against him after the photos of the battered face of his wife Mercy Aigbe surfaced.

Ronaldo becomes all-time leading goalscorer in Europe

Real Madrid forward, Cristiano Ronaldo, became the all-time leading goalscorer in Europe, after he netted in their 2-1 win over Valencia on Saturday.
Ronaldo headed Madrid in front, to claim his 20th goal of this season’s La Liga campaign. It also meant he has scored at least 20 goals in each of his eight seasons at the Santiago Bernabeu.

2015: We Supported Saraki Against Tinubu Because He Was a Selfish Man – Northern Leaders

Several northern leaders have stated why they supported Bukola Saraki and Nasir el-Rufai to oppose Bola Tinubu’s quest for the vice presidency in 2015.
One of the northern elders, Rev. Bitrus Dangiwa, who is also a chieftain of the Northern Elders Forum, said he was one of those who threw their weight behind those who opposed Tinubu to become Buhari’s running mate.

El-Rufai: “The Animal We are Dealing With,” by Abdulmumin Giwa

There is no surprise whatsoever because Governor Nasir El-Rufai displays the peak of disrespect and lack of dignity through the shameless use of vulgar language on a revered leader of millions of people claiming that it was an idiomatic expression. Every responsible and right thinking person knows the right idioms to use in the right place. Only fools misuse language in display of their stupidity.

Man beats wife to death over pregnancy for another man

A man beat his wife to death with a pipe wrench after learning she was pregnant with her boyfriend’s baby authorities have reported.

The man, Claude Sejour called the police after he had killed the woman.

The 49-year-old resident of Hollywood, who according to the police, does not have any record of previous criminal records admitted to beating his wife to death.

Photo: John Mikel Obi Undergoes Successful Surgery In England

John Obi Mikel is currently in England where he just underwent a surgery to repair the abdominal strain picked at his Chinese club Tianjin Teda.

2015 : I’m coming with my own account, says Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan is clearly not enjoying the many barbs fired at him by his erstwhile political allies in the book ‘Against the Run of Play’, written by Olusegun Adeniyi, a former special adviser on media and publicity to the late President Umaru Yar’Adua.

He feels challenged by the development to give his own “true account of what transpired either in major interviews or books.”

We can’t find any more information on Abacha loot – World Bank tells SERAP

We can’t find any more information on Abacha loot – World Bank tells SERAP

The World Bank has told Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) that it “cannot locate any additional information on the projects executed with recovered stolen public funds by the late General Sani Abacha.”
According to the response sent last week to SERAP, the World Bank Access to Information Appeal Committee said, “In response to your request under case number AI4288 (related to your initial request case number AI3982), we wish to inform you that we have thoroughly searched our records and databases but have not been able to locate any additional information that is responsive to your request beyond what we have already shared with you. Therefore, we are unable to fulfill your request.”

Ooni has forgiven Oba Akiolu – Ife monarch

Ooni has forgiven Oba Akiolu – Ife monarch

The Laroka of Wanikin-Ife, Oba Kole Ojutalayo, has said the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has forgiven the Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu, who allegedly snubbed him at a public function in Lagos on Tuesday.
Oba Ojutalayo, who is also the Chairman of ‘40 New Dawn Oba’ in Ile Ife, said Oba Akiolu would be given a warm embrace anytime he visited the Ooni in his palace.